The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) is pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the VRCA Young Construction Leaders (YCL) 2024 Committee, which concluded on Thursday, January 25, 2024.

We thank Scott Foran, the 2023 Past Chair, for his unwavering commitment and exceptional leadership as the 2023 YCL Chair. We eagerly anticipate his continued service on the VRCA Board of Directors in his new role as the YCL Past Chair.

We are thrilled to welcome Avi Horwitz as the 2024 YCL Chair. Avi brings a wealth of enthusiasm, energy, and leadership to drive the committee forward.

The newly elected members of the committee for 2024 are as follows:

Chair: Avi Horwitz, Sterling Floor & Tile Ltd.

Vice Chair: Hugo Huynh, Flynn Canada

Secretary:  Victoria Ellery, Timescapes Canada

Treasurer: Nic Labelle-Giuglian, Waste Management

General Contractors Division Representatives:

Jordi Lamarre, Pomerleau

Matthew Baranowski, PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.

Trade Contractors Division Representative:

Kimi Liu, Bridge Electric Ltd.

Manufacturer & Supplier Division Representative:

Gurmit Jaswal, Crown Building Supplies

Professional Services Division Representative:

Joey Thompson, Marsh Canada


The Event Coordinators for the upcoming year are as follows:


February: Hockey Night in Vancouver

Cam Roy, RAM Construction

Nic Labelle-Giugliani, Waste Management

Nicolas Trninic, 505-Junk

March YCL event: Go-Karting

Freddy Rawji, Torus Talent

Louie Bocolas, GB Group

Vivienne Gaudry, BSS Construction

April: Construction Site Tour:    

Matthew Baranowski, PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.

Ursula Tauers, PCL Constructors Westcoast Inc.

May YCL Event:

Erica Commons, BC Infrastructure Benefits (BCIB)

Montana Davies, MatchBox Consulting Group Inc.

June: Baseball at the Nat:

Joey Thompson, Marsh Canada

Jennifer Seehra, Donald Flooring Contract Sales Ltd.

July: Boat Cruise

Nicolas Trninic, 505-Junk

Stephen Clancy, Faber Connect

September: YCL Golf Tournament

Stephen Walsh, Xradar

Jordi Lamarre, Pomerleau Inc.

Keeli Husband, EllisDon Corporation

Louie Bocolas, GB Group

October: Oktoberfest   

Eric Ambrozic, Scorpio Masonry

November: Titans of Industry   

Brock Drost, Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners

Albert Chu, Alabaster Construction LP

Herman Duley, Beedie Construction Ltd